Great save! Falling iPhone X gets caught mid-air on a roller coaster


Never catch a falling knife, say stockbrokers about big sellouts, but a falling iPhone? That one is a go. Man gets on a crazy fast rollercoaster, man shouts with excitement, man catches the iPhone X of someone above, or in front, or sideways. The speed of the Spanish rollercoaster in question was once the fastest in Europe, and that certainly helped equal the gravitational pull when the iPhone X was accelerating towards Mother Earth with a vengeance.

It certainly helped that the catcher Samuel Kemp is in the New Zealand's Fistballing team and knows a thing or two about quick reactions. The ride was going with 80 miles per hour, yet catching the iPhone looks like a piece of cake in the video above. Here's how Kemp himself described the incident:


All is well when it ends well, and the guy who was looking for the phone on the ground when Kemp landed, was so happy to reunite with it, that he bought out the video in question as a token of gratitude.

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iPhone X
  • Display 5.8" 1125 x 2436 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A11 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2390 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2716 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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11 Comments

1. pchetan2

Posts: 8; Member since: Oct 04, 2017

"Introducing our new iPhone that automatically falls into hands of a nearest person. We call this the iProtection"

9. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1324; Member since: Aug 31, 2016

Until it hits someone's skull at 50mph and puts them in a comma.

2. handsomparis

Posts: 122; Member since: Jun 11, 2015

The moment you realize you don’t have Apple care lol

3. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1324; Member since: Aug 31, 2016

The guy showed off them mad Skittles! This is one of those stories that you can tell for years.

4. izim1

Posts: 1599; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

I would've caught it, then tossed it. What part of "dont bring your stuff on rollercoasters" is so hard for people to understand?

8. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1324; Member since: Aug 31, 2016

Truth. At those speeds that phone could have caused a severe injury.

5. shiv179

Posts: 169; Member since: Aug 08, 2012

Slow news day?

6. JRPG_Guy

Posts: 144; Member since: Jan 13, 2019

Nice save

7. j_grouchy

Posts: 177; Member since: Nov 08, 2016

I probably would've ducked if I saw something flying toward me.

10. cmdacos

Posts: 4220; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Pretty sure the owner threw it away, they didn't lose it

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